Sat 26th Saturday League, Cardiff - Local Event

 

South Wales Orienteering Club invite you to Caerphilly Woods for the latest round of their Saturday League.  The event is based at the Caerphilly Mountain car park, on the B2463 (Mountain Road) between Caerphilly and Cardiff, easily accessible from the M4.  Coaching is available between 10:00 and 10:30 and is open to everyone, no previous experience necessary.  The woods are a mixture of mature plantation and deciduous woodland, with lots of features to keep the navigation interesting.  Please come along and join us.
Event:
SWOC Saturday League 2019
When:
Saturday 26th January 2019.
Where:
Caerphilly Woods.
Car parking: 
Caerphilly Mountain car park, Grid Reference: ST155852.  Adjacent to the Caerphilly Mountain Snack Bar
Streetmap
Courses:
Yellow: 2.5km, suitable for beginners and newcomers
Orange: 3.1km, slightly more difficult
Green: 4.3km, challenging but not to long
Blue: 5.3km, for experienced orienteers
Entry Fees
Juniors £2
Senior BOF £5
Senior non-BOF £7
Starts:
Start open between 10:00 and 12:00.  Courses close at 14:00.
Safety:
There are many old mining areas consisting of pits and steep slopes in the terrain, please take care if you need to negotiate any of these.  
Blue and Green courses cross a minor road, please be aware that although very quite, this road has recently been re-opened to traffic.
The area is also popular with walkers and mountain bikers, some of which may appear in unexpected places.
Remember to report to the finish, even if you do not complete your course.